Mumbai attacks anniversary: United States announces $5-million reward for information on perpetrators

Mumbai attacks anniversary: United States announces $5-million reward for information on perpetrators

Mumbai attacks anniversary: United States announces $5-million reward for information on perpetrators

The United Nations 1267 has designated LeT to the Consolidated UN Security Council Sanctions List.

He condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and urged the global community to call upon Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of this heinous terrorist attacks to justice.Sarna thanked the State Department for instituting a "Rewards for Justice" programme announcing a bounty for any information leading to arrest or conviction of any individual involved in planning or facilitating the attacks.

Ten heavily-armed terrorists, sneaked in through the Arabian Sea and attacked multiple locations within a small geographical area, killing 166 persons - including Indian security personnel and 26 foreign nationals - and left another 300 injured, besides inflicting huge damage to public and private properties.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday urged Pakistan to take action against those responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attacks as Washington offered a new reward of $5 million for helping secure their capture.

"The United States is committed to seeing that those responsible for this attack face justice", Pompeo said in a statement.

"It's a matter of deep anguish that even after 10 yrs of this heinous terror attack, families of 166 victims from 15 countries still await closure, with Pakistan showing little sincerity in bringing perpetrators to justice, it said".

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India welcomed the statement by the United States calling on Pakistan to uphold their UN Security Council obligations to implement sanctions against the terrorists responsible for the 26/11, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates.

Cricket icon, Sachin Tendulkar also paid tribute to victims of the bad Mumbai terror attacks that took place a decade ago, saying "we shall stand united and tall against terror".

Indian officials accused Pakistan's intelligence agency of working with the militant group to mastermind the attack - an allegation Islamabad denied.

France reiterated its condemnation for all forms of terrorism across the world and demanded that such crimes should not go unpunished.

The Ministry said, India will continue its efforts to bring justice to the families of the victims and the martyrs. Among their targets was Nariman House - the Jewish community center operated by the Chabad movement in Mumbai.

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